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Human Resource Professional, Executive Consultant to Management, Motivational Speaker/Trainer, Financial Adviser and Social Advocate
HRD Guru (The Go-to Guy for all your HR related concerns!) Mr. Darwin Rivers also known is Manila’s HR Guru is a Human Resource professional with more than 17 +++ years of progressive leadership and management experience both in Operations Management and Human Capital Management in the BPO/Call Center industry with leading global multinational companies.
A working student immediately after high school he has been employed as service crew in companies like Jollibee Food Corporation, Greenwhich Pizza, Baskin Robbins Ice Cream , 7-11 Convenience Store and was also employed in hotels like Holiday Inn and Mandarin Oriental among other while finishing his studies at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines where he finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. He also finished his post-baccalaureate studies at the University of the Philippines – SOLAIR with a Diploma in Industrial Relations.In 1997 he was chosen as Representative for the Working Youth Sector in the 1st National Youth Parliament.As a working professional he charted his career with large multinational companies like DHL World Wide, ICT (now Sykes Asia), SITEL, DuPont , Canon and Omniglobe International.After a life changing accident back 2010 , he started his own Freelance Consultancy company – Darwin Rivers + Associates Consultant to Management where he had multiple engagements with numerous large and medium-size multinational and local organizations in various industries as a HR Executive Consultant.Mr. Rivers also provides corporate training’s and public speaking engagements in topics of Human Capital Development.Now back in the corporate world – Mr. Darwin Rivers is currently a Sr. Manager (HRBP) at the UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 500 Company which is Rank Nos. 14 by Forbes Magazine (2014).He is Six-Sigma Certified (Green Belt) and has undergone Crisis Management Program certifications. He also currently finishing his Chartered Human Resource Professional (CHRP) certifications.
The HRD Guru is an active member of different HR organizations and socio-civic networks.
He also maintains his own professional blogs focused in Human Capital Management (www.hrdguru.wordpress.com) and the founder of the Philippine HR Group a growing on-line HR community in Facebook and LinkedIn.
Financial Literacy & Wealth Management is also one of his core advocacies being a Certified Financial Consultant (PruLife UK).